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Program Calendar

2023 – 2024 Academic YearBeginEnd
Fall Program Dates
Fall Full TermMonday, August 21, 2023Sunday, December 10, 2023
Fall 1Monday, August 21, 2023Sunday, October 15, 2023
Fall 2Monday, October 23, 2023Sunday, December 17, 2023
Spring Program Dates
Spring Full TermTuesday, January 16, 2024Sunday, May 5, 2024
Spring 1Tuesday, January 9, 2024Sunday, March 3, 2024
Spring 2Monday, March 4, 2024Sunday, April 28, 2024
Summer Program Dates
Summer 1 Monday, May 13, 2024Sunday, June 30, 2024
Second-year Campus Visit (Option 1)Tuesday, June 4, 2024Sunday, June 9, 2024
Second-year Campus Visit (Option 2)Saturday, June 8, 2024Thursday, June 13, 2024
First-year Campus VisitMonday, June 24, 2024Friday, June 28, 2024
Summer 2
Monday, July 8, 2024Sunday, August 25, 2024
Academic and Administrative Holidays
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 (Labor Day)
  • Friday, November 10, 2023 (Veteran’s Day)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 (Thanksgiving)
  • Monday, December 25, 2023 (Winter Holiday)
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2023 (Winter Holiday)
  • Monday, January 1, 2024 (New Year)
  • Tuesday, January 2, 2024 (New Year)
  • Monday, January 15, 2024 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Monday, February 19, 2024 (President’s Day)
  • Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29, 2024 (Spring Break)*
  • Friday, March 29, 2024 (Cesar Chavez Day)
  • Monday, May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (Juneteenth)
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024 (Independence Day)

*Spring Break only applies to Spring Full Term courses

Fall 2023

Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW142: Introduction to Probability and Statistics in Biology and Public Health
4
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW200F: Environmental Health Sciences Breadth
2
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW200G: Health and Social Behavior Breadth
3
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW250: Epidemiological Methods I
3
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW250B: Epidemiologic Methods II
4
TBAElectiveElectiveRequired (2nd year)Elective
PHW251: R for Public Health
2
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW251B: Data Visualization for Public Health
2 or 3
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW252: Epidemiological Analysis
4
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PH252C: Intervention Trial Design
2
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective

We strongly recommend registering during Phase 1. Refer to CalCentral for your enrollment dates.

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • August 18, 2023, Deadline to add Fall Full Term courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • August 21, 2023, Online course instruction begins.
  • August 25, 2023, Deadline to drop Fall Full Term courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • September 1, 2023, Deadline for OOMPH students to drop courses without a $10 fee. Drop requests after this date require program manager approval.
  • September 8, 2023, Deadline to become “officially registered” (tuition and fees paid, no blocks). $150 Late Registration Fee after this date.
  • December 1, 2023, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 (Labor Day)
  • Friday, November 10, 2023 (Veteran’s Day)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 (Thanksgiving)
  • Monday, December 25, 2023 (Winter Holiday)
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2023 (Winter Holiday)
  • Monday, January 1, 2024 (New Year)
  • Tuesday, January 2, 2024 (New Year)
Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW212: Foundations of Global Health
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective
PHW224: Organizational Behavior and Management in Health Care
3
TBAElectiveRequired (2nd year)Elective Elective
PHW260: Infectious Diseases
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective

We strongly recommend registering during Phase 1. Refer to CalCentral for your enrollment dates.

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • August 18, 2023, Deadline to add Fall 1 courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • August 21, 2023, Online course instruction begins.
  • August 25, 2023, Deadline to drop Fall 1 courses with program approval (Residential Students Only).
  • September 1, 2023, Deadline for OOMPH students to drop courses without a $10 fee. Drop requests after this date require program manager approval.
  • September 8, 2023, Deadline to become “officially registered” (tuition and fees paid, no blocks). $150 Late Registration Fee after this date.
  • October 6, 2023, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 (Labor Day)
Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW206B: Food and Nutrition Policy
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveRequired
PHW213: Global Health Ethics
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective
PHW220M: Health Policy Methods
3
TBAElectiveRequirement Option (PHW222A)ElectiveElective
PHW226A: Health Economics
3
TBAElectiveRequirement Alternative (PHW226C)ElectiveElective
PHW236A: Regulatory Science, Drug Development and Public Health
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective
PHW253: Outbreak Investigations
3
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective

We strongly recommend registering during Phase 1. Refer to CalCentral for your enrollment dates.

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • October 20, 2023, Deadline to add Fall 2 courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • October 23, 2023, Online course instruction begins.
  • October 27, 2023, Deadline to drop Fall 2 courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • December 8, 2023, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
  • Friday, November 10, 2023 (Veteran’s Day)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 (Thanksgiving)
  • Monday, December 25, 2023 (Winter Holiday)
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2023 (Winter Holiday)
  • Monday, January 1, 2024 (New Year)
  • Tuesday, January 2, 2024 (New Year)

Spring 2024

Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW142: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
4
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW200F: Environmental Health Sciences Breadth Course
2
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW200G: Health and Social Behavior Breadth
3
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW241R: Intermediate Biostatistics for Public Health
4
TBAElectiveElectiveRequired (2nd year)Elective
PHW250: Epidemiologic Methods I
3
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PH252C: Intervention Trial Design
2
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PH271K: Introduction to Data Management and Programming in SAS for Public Health (Mandatory weekly synchronous sessions. No required attendance on campus.)
2
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective

We strongly recommend registering during Phase 1. Refer to CalCentral for your enrollment dates.

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • January 12, 2024, Deadline to add Spring Full Term courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • January 16, 2024, Online course instruction begins.
  • January 19, 2024, Deadline to drop Spring Full Term courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • January 26, 2024, Deadline for OOMPH students to drop courses without a $10 fee. Drop requests after this date require program manager approval.
  • February 1, 2024, Deadline to become “officially registered” (tuition and fees paid, no blocks). $150 Late Registration Fee after this date.
  • April 26, 2024, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
  • Monday, January 15, 2024 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Monday, February 19, 2024 (President’s Day)
  • Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29, 2024 (Spring Break)*
  • Friday, March 29, 2024 (Cesar Chavez Day)
  • *Spring Break only applies to Spring Full Term courses
Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW206A: Nutrition Assessment
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveRequired
PHW219: Social and Behavorial Health Research: Introduction to Survey Methods
3
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW222A: Health Care Technology Policy
3
TBAElectiveRequirement Option (PHW220M)ElectiveElective
PHW225A: Introduction to Applied Implementation Science
1
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW226C: Economics of Population Health
3
TBAElectiveRequirement Alternative (PHW226A)ElectiveElective
PHW226F: Cost Effectiveness Analysis
(Course dates: 1/16 – 2/19. 5 week course, starts one week later. This course cannot be taken for credit if students have completed or plan to enroll in PHW226C).
1
TBAElectiveRecommendedElectiveElective
PHW272A: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Public Health
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective

We strongly recommend registering during Phase 1. Refer to CalCentral for your enrollment dates.

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • January 5, 2024, Deadline to add Spring 1 courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • January 9, 2024, Online course instruction begins.
  • January 13, 2024, Deadline to drop Spring 1 courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • January 26, 2024, Deadline for OOMPH students to drop courses without a $10 fee. Drop requests after this date require program manager approval.
  • February 1, 2024, Deadline to become “officially registered” (tuition and fees paid, no blocks). $150 Late Registration Fee after this date.
  • February 23, 2024, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
  • Monday, January 15, 2024 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Monday, February 19, 2024 (President’s Day)
Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW209: Comparative Health Systems
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective
PHW218: Evaluation of Health and Social Programs
3
TBARecommendedElectiveElectiveRequired
PHW225B: Implementation Science: Applied Case Studies
1
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW227A: Health Care Finance
3
TBAElectiveRequired (2nd year)ElectiveElective
PHW272C: Applied Spatial Data Science for Public Health
3
TBAElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW277: Applied GIS for Public Health Practice
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElectiveElective

We strongly recommend registering during Phase 1. Refer to CalCentral for your enrollment dates.

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • March 1, 2024 Deadline to add Spring 2 courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • March 4, 2024, Online course instruction begins.
  • March 8, 2024, Deadline to drop Spring 2 courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • April 19, 2024, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
    • Monday, March 29, 2024 (Cesar Chavez Day)

Summer 2024

Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW200E: Health Policy and Management Breadth Course

Campus Visit Dates:
Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28, 2024

3
TBARequired (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)Required (1st year)
PHW257: Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response
3
TBAElectiveElectiveElective Elective
PHW289: Interdisciplinary Health Seminar

Campus Visit Dates:

[Option 1] Tuesday, June 4 - Sunday, June 9, 2024

[Option 2] Saturday, June 8 - Thursday, June 13, 2024


3
TBARequired (2nd year)Required (2nd year)Required (2nd year)Required (2nd year)

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • May 10, 2024, Deadline to add Summer 1 courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • May 13, 2024, Online course instruction begins.
  • May 17, 2024, Deadline to drop Summer 1 courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • May 31, 2024, Deadline for all students to drop or withdraw from classes (with refund).
  • June 21, 2024, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
    • Monday, May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)
    • Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (Juneteenth)
Course TitleUnitsClass
Number
INTER
HPM
EPI
PHN
PHW204: Mass Communication in Public Health
3
ElectiveElectiveElectiveElective
PHW205: Program Planning and Development
3
ElectiveElective ElectiveRequired
PHW206: Maternal and Child Health Nutrition
3
ElectiveElective Elective Required
PHW219: Social and Behavioral Health Research: Introduction to Survey Methods
3
ElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective
PHW220M: Health Policy Methods
3
ElectiveRequirement Option (PHW222A)ElectiveElective
PHW223: Strategy in Health Care Organizations
3
ElectiveRequired Elective Elective
PHW268: Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH)
3
ElectiveElectiveRequirement OptionElective

Exam Dates can be found in the course syllabi, available on the Course Catalog page.

Important dates:
  • July 5, 2024, Deadline to add Summer 2 courses with program approval (campus deadline does not apply to OOMPH).
  • July 8, 2024, Online course instruction begins.
  • July 12, 2024, Deadline to drop Summer 2 courses with instructor approval (Residential Students Only).
  • June 28, 2024, Deadline for all students to drop or withdrawal from classes (with refund).
  • August 16, 2024, Deadline to change grading option with program manager approval.
Academic and Administrative Holidays:
    • Thursday, July 4, 2024 (Independence Day)